Our education mission is fulfilled by the following criteria:


  • Maintaining five museums
    • Abram’s Delight, c. 1754
    • George Washington’s Office, c. 1755-56
    • Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters, c. 1854
    • An 18th Century Valley Cabin
    • The Hollingsworth Mill
  • By interpreting the museum collections for the general public through trained docents
  • By pursuing an acquisition program to preserve and add to the collection of historical artifacts appropriate to each museum
  • By encouraging an appreciation of the area’s historical and cultural heritage among young people through the publication of youth-oriented books and pamphlets and providing age appropriate museum tours and displays
  • By emphasizing the teaching of history in area public schools